Ms. Debbie Albert
Clinical Assistant Instructor, Elementary Education
352 Roberts Hall
Ms. Debbie Albert joined the faculty at High Point University in 2011. She earned both her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and her Master’s degree in Elementary Education with a literacy concentration from High Point University. Prior to accepting the position of Clinical Assistant Instructor, she taught literacy courses in the evening degree program. In addition to her adjunct teaching role at High Point University, Ms. Albert has been a preschool and elementary classroom teacher for the last twenty-five years.
Currently, Ms. Albert is a member of ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development), Kappa Delta Pi, and NCAEE (North Carolina Association of Elementary Educators). In 2010 she presented at the state level NCAEE conference and cochaired efforts to host the 2010 Region V NCAEE Conference at High Point University.
Ms. Albert was named the Oak View Elementary School Teacher of the Year in both 2003-2004 and 2008-2009. During her tenure at Oak View Elementary she has served as grade level chair, School Improvement Team (SIT) chair, a member of the School Staff Development Team, mentored new teachers, and served as a cooperating teacher for university interns.
Mrs. Albert is interested in strategies to enhance the “joyful literate lives of children”, particularly research which focuses on how males see themselves as readers and writers and the impact of poverty on young readers and writers. She currently teaches elementary education courses in children’s literature, process writing, classroom behavior management and the 21st century classroom instruction.